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Foundation Intern - Prospect Research & Analytics

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Park North - Dartmouth 
Requisition #:  37204



The primary responsibilities of the Prospect Research Intern are to support effective identification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects. The intern also updates the status and coding for constituents, portfolios, and proposals, and supports other tasks as needed related to prospect research and management. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. To carry out our vision, Children’s is entering a capital campaign for a new campus to include a new hospital and other growth across our system to allow us to give more kids the care and expertise that is unique to Children’s.



College or graduate student that is currently working towards a Bachelor or Master degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, Healthcare Administration or other related field, required.

  • Research area: research experience necessary either through previous internship, work experience, or course work; practical knowledge about the conduct of research principals required
  • Organized, detail oriented; Able to prioritize time sensitive assignments
  • Creative and flexible; Able to adapt to change
  • Self-starter; Able to make decisions independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to work well with diverse groups; Comfortable interacting with all levels
  • Able to represent Children’s in a mature and professional manner
  • Willing to work long hours that could include evenings and weekends, if applicable to internship
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook) or other applications as required
  • Able to travel throughout expanded metro Atlanta area; Must provide reliable transportation, if applicable to internship

Clinical Focus:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology useful
  • Knowledge of basic statistical software useful
  1. Perform regular monitoring and clean-up activities to ensure the accuracy and usage of the Raiser's Edge database to support all prospect management activity, including planned giving, major gifts, proposal tracking, cultivation stage tracking, and prospect research data inclusion.
  2. Review news and business publications for new/updated constituent information, business developments and economic trends; disseminate to key stakeholders as appropriate.
  3. Conduct basic research and compile information on individuals, corporations and foundations by utilizing various internal, reference and online resources.
  4. Assist teammates as needed to meet the prospect identification and research needs of specifically-assigned relationship managers or program areas.
  5. Safeguard the confidentiality of donor information at all times. Uphold Foundation and System policies regarding confidential information. Adhere to ethical and confidentiality guidelines of both Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA).

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  3395 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30341
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Analytics, Data Analyst, Medical, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Management, Data, Healthcare